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 Department of Earth & Environmental Sys
  
   600 Chestnut St.
  Science Building RM159
  Indiana State University
  Terre Haute, IN 47809

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BEFORE 2001

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2017

Jiang, Y. and Q. Weng*. 2017. Estimation of hourly and daily evapotranspiration and surface moisture using downscaled LST over various urban surfaces, GIScience & Remote Sensing, 54(1), 95-117.

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2016

 Xie, Y. and Q. Weng*. 2016. Updating urban extents with nighttime light imagery by using an object-based thresholding method, Remote Sensing of Environment, 187(12), 1-13.

Fu, P. and Q. Weng*. 2016. Consistent land surface temperature data generation from irregularly spaced Landsat imagery, Remote Sensing of Environment, 184(10), 175-187.

Li, Q., Lu, L., Weng, Q., Xie, Y. and H. Guo. 2016. Monitoring urban dynamics in the southeast U.S.A. using time-series DMSP/OLS nightlight imagery. Remote Sensing, 8(7), 578; doi:10.3390/rs8070578.

Jiang, Y., Weng, Q.*, Speer, J.H. and S. Baker. 2016. Estimating tree frontal area in urban areas by using terrestrial LiDAR data, Remote Sensing, 8, 75; doi:10.3390/rs8010075.

Haashemi, S., Weng, Q.*, Darvishi A. and S.K. Alavipanah. 2016. Seasonal variations of the surface urban heat island in a semi-arid city, Remote Sensing, 8(4), 352; doi: 10.3390/rs8040352.

Zou, B., Pu, Q., Bilal, M., Weng, Q., Zhai, L. and J.E. Nichol. 2016. High-resolution satellite mapping of fine particulates based on geographically weighted regression, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 13(4), 495-499.

Xie, Y. and Q. Weng*. 2016. Detecting urban-scale dynamics of electricity consumption at Chinese cities using time-series DMSP-OLS nighttime light imageries, Energy, 100, 177-189.

Yang, G., Weng, Q., Pu, R. Gao, F., Sun, C., Li, H. and C. Zhao. 2016. Evaluation of ESTARFM based algorithm for generating land surface temperature products by fusing ASTER and MODIS data during the HiWATER-MUSOEXE, Remote Sensing, 8(1), 75; doi:10.3390/rs8010075.

Fu, P. and Q. Weng*. 2016. A time series analysis of urbanization induced land use and land cover change and its impact on land surface temperature with Landsat imagery, Remote Sensing of Environment, 175(4), 205-214.

Zhang, L. and Q. Weng*. 2016. Annual dynamics of impervious surface in the Pearl River Delta, China, from 1988 to 2013, using time series Landsat data, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 113(3), 86-96.

Xie, Y. and Q. Weng*. 2016. World energy consumption pattern as revealed by DMSP-OLS nighttime light imagery, GIScience & Remote Sensing, 53(2), 265-282.

2015

Fan, F., Fan, W. and Q. Weng*. 2015. Improving urban impervious surface mapping by linear spectral mixture analysis and using spectral indices, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 41(6), 577-586.

Mui, A., Y. He, and Q. Weng. 2015. An object-based approach to delineate wetlands across landscapes of varied disturbance with high spatial resolution satellite imagery, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 109, 30-46. [PDF]

Fu, P. and Q. Weng*. 2015. Temporal dynamics of land surface temperature from irregular spaced Landsat TIR time series, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 12(10), 2175-2179. [PDF]

 Alavipanah, S., M. Wegmann, S. Qureshi, Q. Weng, and T. Koellner. 2015. The role of vegetation in mitigating urban land surface temperatures: a case study of Munich, Germany during the warm season, Sustainability, 7(4), 4689-4706. [PDF]

 Jiang, Y., Weng, Q.*, and P. Fu. 2015. Assessing the impacts of urbanization associated land use/cover change on land surface temperature and soil moisture: a case study in the Midwestern United State, Remote Sensing, 7, 4880-4898. [PDF]

 Jiang, Y., P. Fu, and Q. Weng* 2015. Downscaling GOES land surface temperature for assessing heat wave health risks, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 12(8), 1605-1609. [PDF]

 Zheng, Y. and Q. Weng*. 2015. Model-driven reconstruction of 3D buildings using LiDAR data, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 12(7), 1541-1545. [PDF]

 Wong, M.S., J. Yang, J. Nichol, Q. Weng, P.W. Chan. 2015. Modeling of anthropogenic heat flux using HJ-1B Chinese small satellite image: a study of heterogeneous urbanized areas in Hong Kong, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 12(7), 1466-1470. [PDF]

 Yang, J., Y. He, and Q. Weng, 2015. An automated method to parameterize segmentation scale by enhancing intra-segment homogeneity and inter-segment heterogeneity, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 12(6), 1282-1286. [PDF]

Xie, Y., Weng, A. and Q. Weng*. 2015. Population estimation of urban residential communities using remotely sensed morphologic data, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 12(5), 1111-1115. [PDF]

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Weng, Q. and P. Fu. 2014. Modeling diurnal land temperature cycles over Los Angeles using downscaled GOES imagery. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 97, 78-88. [PDF]

Weng, Q., Fu, P. and F. Gao. 2014. Generating daily land surface temperature at Landsat resolution by fusing Landsat and MODIS data. Remote Sensing of Environment,145, 55-67. [PDF]

Weng, Q. and P. Fu.2014. Modeling annual parameters of land surface temperature variations and evaluating the impact of cloud cover using time series of Landsat TIR data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 140, 267-278.  [PDF]  

Weng, Q., Hu, X., Quattrochi, D.A. and H. Liu. 2014. Estimating seasonal changes in urban surface heat fluxes by using ASTER images and routine meteorological data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations & Remote Sensing, 7(10), 4046-4057. [PDF]  

Weng, Q., Bing Xu, Xuefei Hu, and Hua Liu. 2014. Use of earth observation data for applications in public health, Geocarto International, 29(1), 3-16. [PDF]

Tong, X., Xie, H. and Q. Weng. 2014. Urban land cover classification with airborne hyperspectral data: what features to use? IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations & Remote Sensing, 7(10), 3998-4009. [PDF]

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2013
Liu, H. and Q. Weng. 2013. Landscapes metrics for analyzing urbanization-induced land use and land cover changes. Geocarto International, 28(7), 582-593.  [PDF]

Keramitsoglou, I., Kiranoudis, C.T. and Q. Weng. 2013. Downscaling geostationary land surface temperature imagery for urban analysis. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 10(5), 1253-1257. [PDF]

Jiang, Y. and Q. Weng*. 2013. Estimating land surface temperature using a thermal sharpening technique based on the relationship between LST and vegetation cover. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 10(5), 1249-1252. [PDF]

Fan, F., Deng, Y., Hu, X. and Q. Weng*. 2013. Estimating composite curve number using an improved SCS-CN method with remotely sensed variables in Guangzhou, China. Remote Sensing, 5(3), 1425-1438. [PDF]

Liang, B., Q. Weng* and X. Tong. 2013. An evaluation of fractal characteristics of urban landscape in Indianapolis, USA, using multi-sensor satellite images. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 34(3), 804–823. [PDF]

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2012 

Gao, F., E.B. de Colstoun, R. Ma, Q. Weng, J.G. Masek, J. Chen, Y. Pan, and C. Song. 2012.  Mapping impervious surface expansion using medium resolution satellite image time series: a case study in the Yangtze River Delta, China. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(24), 7609-7628. [PDF]

Liu, H. and Q. Weng. 2012. Environmental factors and risk areas of West Nile Virus in the southern California, 2007-09. Environmental Modelling and Assessment, 17(4), 441-452. [PDF]

Liu, H. and Q. Weng. 2012. Enhancing temporal resolution of satellite imagery for public health studies: a study of West Nile Virus outbreak in Los Angeles in 2007. Remote Sensing of Environment, 117(2), 57-71 . [PDF]

Weng, Q. 2012. Remote sensing of impervious surfaces in the urban areas: requirements, methods, and trends. Remote Sensing of Environment, 117(2), 34-49. [PDF]

Zhou, Y.Y., Q. Weng, K.R. Gurney, Y. Shuai, and X. Hu. 2012. Estimation of the relationship between remotely sensed anthropogenic heat discharge and building energy use, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 67, 65-72. [PDF]


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2011
Liu, H., Weng, Q. and D. Gaines. 2011. Geographic incidence of human West Nile Virus in northern Virginia, USA, in relation to incidence in birds and variations in urban environment. Science of the Total Environment, 409(20), 4235-4241. [PDF]

Wilson, C.O. and Q. Weng*. 2011. Simulating the impacts of future land use and climate changes on surface water quality in the Des Plaines River Watershed, Chicago Metropolitan Statistical Area, Illinois, Science of the Total Environment, 409(20), 4387-4405. [PDF]

Blaschke, T., Hay, G.J., Weng, Q. and B. Resch. 2011. Collective sensing: integrating geospatial technologies to understand urban systems - an overview, Remote Sensing,3(8), 1743-1776; doi:10.3390/rs3081743. [PDF]

Keramitsoglou, I., C.T. Kiranoudis, G. Ceriola, Q. Weng, and U. Rajasekar. 2011. Extraction and analysis of urban surface temperature patterns in Greater Athens, Greece, using MODIS imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115 (12), 3080-3090. [PDF]

Myint, S.W., Gober, P., Brazel, A., Grossman-Clarke, S. and Q. Weng. 2011. Per-pixel versus object-based classification of urban land cover extraction using high spatial resolution imagery, Remote Sensing of Environment, 115(5), 1145-1161. [PDF]

Weng, Q., Rajasekar, U. and X. Hu. 2011. Modeling urban heat islands with multi-temporal ASTER images. IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 49(10), 4080-4089. [PDF]

Hu, X. and Q. Weng*. 2011. Impervious surface area extraction from IKONOS imagery using an object-based fuzzy method, Geocarto International, 26(1), 3-20. [PDF]
 
Liang, B. and Q. Weng. 2011. Assessing urban environmental quality change of Indianapolis, United States, by the remote sensing and GIS integration. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations & Remote Sensing, 4(1), 43-55.[PDF]
 
Hu, X. and Q. Weng*. 2011. Estimating impervious surfaces from medium spatial resolution imagery: a comparison between fuzzy classification and LSMA. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32(20), 5645-5663. [PDF]
 
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2010
 
Li, G. and Q. Weng. 2010. Fine-scale population estimation: how Landsat ETM+ imagery can improve population distribution mapping? Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 36(3), 155-165. [PDF]
 
Wilson, C.O. and Q. Weng. 2010. Modeling surface water quality and its relationship with urban land cover changes in the Lake Calumet area, Greater Chicago. Environmental Management, 45(5), 1096-1111. [PDF]
 
Hu, X. and Q. Weng. 2010. Estimation of impervious surfaces of Beijing, China, with spectral normalized images using LSMA and ANN. Geocarto International, 25(3), 231-253. [PDF]
 
Tong, X., Liu, S. and Q. Weng. 2010. Bias-corrected rational polynomial coefficients for high accuracy geo-positioning of QuickBird stereo satellite imagery. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 65(2): 218-226. [PDF]
 
Zhou, J., Hu, D., and Q. Weng. 2010. Analysis of radiation budget during the summer and winter in the metropolitan area of Beijing, China.Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Vol. 4, 043513(2010), doi:10.1117/1.3374329[PDF]
 
2009

Amiri, R., Weng, Q., Alimohammadi, A. and S.K. Alavipanah. 2009. The spatial-temporal dynamics of land surface temperatures in relation to fractional vegetation cover and land use/cover in the Tabriz urban area, Iran. Remote Sensing of Environment, 113(12): 2606-2617.  [PDF]

Liu, H. and Q. Weng. 2009. An examination of the effect of landscape pattern, land surface temperature, and socioeconomic conditions on WNV dissemination in Chicago. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 159(1-4): 143-161. [PDF]

Weng, Q., Hu, X., and H. Liu. 2009. Estimating impervious surfaces using linear spectral mixture analysis with multi-temporal ASTER images. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30(18): 4807-4830.[PDF]

Tong, X., Liu, S. and Q. Weng. 2009. Geometric processing of Quickbird stereo imagery for urban land use mapping - a case study in Shanghai, China. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations & Remote Sensing, 2(2): 61-66. [PDF]

Hu, X. and Q. Weng. 2009. Estimating impervious surfaces from medium spatial resolution imagery using the self-organizing map and multi-layer perceptron neural networks , Remote Sensing of Environment, 113(10): 2089-2102. [PDF]

Rajasekar, U. and Weng, Q. 2009.Spatio-temporal modeling and analysis of urban heat islands by using Landsat TM and ETM+ Imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30(13): 3531-3548. [PDF]

Weng, Q. 2009. Thermal infrared remote sensing for urban climate and environmental studies: methods, applications, and trends. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 64(4): 335-344. [PDF]

Weng, Q. and D. Lu. 2009. Landscape as a continuum: an examination of the urban landscape structures and dynamics of Indianapolis city, 1991-2000. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30(10): 2547-2577. [PDF]

Lu, D. and Q. Weng. 2009. Extraction of urban impervious surfaces from IKONOS imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30(5): 1297-1311. [PDF]

Rajasekar, U. and Weng, Q. 2009.Application of association rule mining for exploring the relationship between urban land surface temperature and biophysical/social parameters. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 75(4): 385-396. [PDF]

Liu, H. and Q. Weng. 2009. Scaling-up effect on the relationship between landscape pattern and land surface temperature. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 75(3): 291-304. [PDF]

Rajasekar, U. and Weng, Q. 2009. Urban heat island monitoring and analysis by data mining of MODIS imageries. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 64(1): 86-96. [PDF]

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2008

Liu, H., Weng, Q. and D. Gaines. 2008. Multi-temporal analysis of the relationship between WNV dissemination and environmental variables in Indianapolis, U.S.A. International Journal of Health Geographics, 7(66), doi: 10.1186/1476-072X-7-66. [URL]

Weng, Q., Liu, H., Liang, B. and D. Lu. 2008. The spatial variations of urban land surface temperatures: pertinent factors, zoning effect, and seasonal variability. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations & Remote Sensing, 1(2): 154-166. [PDF]

Liu, H. and Q. Weng. 2008. Seasonal variations in the relationship between landscape pattern and land surface temperature in Indianapolis, U.S.A. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 144(1-3): 199-219. [PDF]

Liang, B. and Weng, Q. 2008. A multi-scale analysis of census-based land surface temperature variations and determinants in Indianapolis, United States. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 134(3): 129-139.

Weng, Q. and X. Hu. 2008. Medium spatial resolution satellite imagery for estimating and mapping urban impervious surfaces using LSMA and ANN. IEEE Transaction on Geosciences andRemote Sensing, 46(8): 2397-2406. [PDF]

Weng, Q., Hu, X. and D. Lu. 2008. Extracting impervious surface from medium spatial resolution multispectral and hyperspectral imagery: a comparison. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29(11): 3209 - 3232. [PDF]

Xiao, R., Weng, Q., Ouyang, Z., Li, W., Schienke, E.W. and Z. Zhang. 2008. Land surface temperature variation and major factors in Beijing, China. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 74(4): 451-461. [PDF]

Weng, Q. and Lu, D. 2008. A sub-pixel analysis of urbanization effect on land surface temperature and its interplay with impervious surface and vegetation coverage in Indianapolis, United States. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 10(1): 68-83.

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2007

Melesse, A., Weng, Q., Thenkabail, P., and Senay, G. 2007. Remote sensing sensors and applications in environmental resources mapping and modeling. Sensors, 7: 3209-3241. [PDF]

Weng, Q. 2007. A historical perspective of river basin management in the Pearl River Delta of China. Journal of Environmental Management, 85(4): 1048-1062. [PDF]
Xiao, H. and Weng, Q. 2007. The impact of land use and land cover changes on land surface temperature in a Karst area of China. Journal of Environmental Management, 85(1): 245-257.
 
Fan, F., Weng, Q. and Y. Wang. 2007. Land use and land cover change in Guangzhou, China, from 1998 to 2003, based on Landsat TM /ETM+ imagery.Sensors, 7: 1323-1342. [PDF]
 
Weng, Q., Liu, H. and D. Lu. 2007. Assessing the effects of land use and land cover patterns on thermal conditions using landscape metrics in city of Indianapolis, United States. Urban Ecosystems, 10: 203-219. [PDF]
 
Li, G. and Weng, Q. 2007. Measuring the quality of life in City of Indianapolis by integration of remote sensing and census data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 28(2): 249-267. [PDF]
 
Lu, D. and Weng, Q. 2007. A survey of image classification methods and techniques for improving classification performance. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 28(5): 823-870. [PDF]

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2006

Weng, Q., Lu, D. and B. Liang. 2006. Urban surface biophysical descriptors and land surface temperature variations. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 72(11): 1275-1286. [PDF]
 
Lu, D. and Weng, Q. 2006. Spectral mixture analysis of ASTER imagery for examining the relationship between thermal features and biophysical descriptors in Indianapolis, Indiana. Remote Sensing of Environment, 104(2): 157-167. [PDF]
 
Lu, D., Weng, Q. and G. Li. 2006. Residential population estimation using remote sensing derived impervious surface. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 27(16): 3553-3570. [PDF]
 
Weng, Q. and S. Yang. 2006. Urban air pollution patterns, land use, and thermal landscape: an examination of the linkage using GIS. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 117(1-3): 463-489. [PDF]
 
Lu, D. and Weng, Q. 2006. Use of impervious surface in urban land use classification. Remote Sensing of Environment, 102(1-2): 146-160. [PDF]

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2005

Lu, D. and Weng, Q. 2005. Urban land-use and land-cover mapping using the full spectral information of Landsat ETM+ data in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 71(11): 1275-1284. [PDF]
 
Li, G. and Weng, Q. 2005. Using Landsat ETM+ imagery to measure population density in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 71(8): 947-958. [PDF]

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2004

Weng, Q., Lu, D. and J. Schubring. 2004. Estimation of land surface temperature-vegetation abundance relationship for urban heat island studies. Remote Sensing of Environment, 89(4): 467-483. [PDF]
 
Weng, Q. and S. Yang. 2004. Managing the adverse thermal effects of urban development in a densely populated Chinese city. Journal of Environmental Management. 70(2): 145-156. [PDF]
 
Lu, D. and Q. Weng. 2004. Spectral mixture analysis of the urban landscape in Indianapolis with Landsat ETM+ imagery. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 70(9): 1053-1062. [PDF]

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2003
Weng, Q. and Yang, S. 2003. An approach to evaluation of sustainability for Guangzhou’s urban ecosystem. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 10(1): 69-81. [PDF]

Weng. Q. 2003. Fractal analysis of satellite-detected urban heat island effect. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 69(5): 555-566. [PDF]

Weng, Q., Qiao, L., Yang, S., and H. Guo. 2003. Guangzhou’s growth and urban planning, 1960-1997: an analysis through remote sensing. Asian Geographer, 22(1-2): 77-92. 

2002

Weng, Q. 2002. Land use change analysis in the Zhujiang Delta of China using satellite remote sensing, GIS, and stochastic modeling. Journal of Environmental Management, 64: 273-284. [PDF]

2001

 Weng, Q. 2001. A remote sensing - GIS evaluation of urban expansion and its impact on surface temperature in the Zhujiang Delta, China. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 22(10): 1999-2014. [PDF]

Weng, Q. 2001. Human-environment interactions in agricultural land use in a South China’s wetland region: a study on the Zhujiang Delta in the Holocene. GeoJournal, 51(3): 191-202.

Weng, Q. and C.P. Lo. 2001. Spatial analysis of urban growth impacts on vegetative greenness with Landsat TM data. Geocarto International, 16(4): 17-25. [PDF]

Weng, Q. 2001. Modeling urban growth effect on surface runoff with the integration of remote sensing and GIS. Environmental Management, 28(6): 737-748. [PDF]

Before 2001

Weng, Q. 1998. Local impacts of the post-Mao development strategy: the case of the Zhujiang Delta. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 22(3): 425-442. [PDF]

Weng, Q. 1994. The relationship between the environmental change of the Zhujiang River Delta in Holocene era and its cultural origins and propagation. Chinese Geographical Science, 4(4): 303-309. Beijing: Science Press.